In matters of local and state elections, are your candidates “Globalists” or “Localist”?
A Globalist is someone The places the interests of the entire world above those of individual nations or citizens. A Localist is someone who places their interests on what is happening in their home and their community.
Globalists feel it is important to “compete” in the world market by allowing businesses to sell abroad, however the tradeoff is that cheap foreign goods are allowed to be sold locally. This hurts local small businesses that cannot compete with cheap foreign goods.
City budget plannering information shared in community meetings is incomplete and misleading. Partial disclosures and diverted attention to narrow, nondescript budget areas mark how the attention of those attending is lead to focus on accepting the plan to keep taxes high.
There are many sources and uses for government revenue and countless ways to obscure them from public view. The most common approach for hiding the total cost of any given expense category is to divide and disburse expenditures across several operational units. Travel is one glaring example, but another came to light during last night's meeting, cyber security. "$50K won't buy much", one citizen quipped, not realizing the budget line item he referenced was not the whole truth.